This page is an attempt to provide current awareness of federal government reports and activities. The page will be updated weekly to provide links to important, newsworthy, or interesting material published during the previous week. The goal is to keep the links to a manageable number for readers, not to be a comprehensive listing. All links are captured in the Internet Archive if possible, and a list of earlier roundups is available.
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6/15 - Census Bureau Announces New Business Trends and Outlook Survey (Census; direct to survey page)
6/15 - DOE Releases Strategy for Building Cyber-Resilient Energy Systems (DOE; direct to strategy)
6/16 - FTC Report Warns About Using Artificial Intelligence to Combat Online Problems (FTC; direct to report)
6/17 - Interior Department Revokes Secretary's Order that Wasted Taxpayer Funds, Interfered with Litigation Processes (DOI; note: it appears the decrees index page has already been removed, though the underlying pages are live as of 6/19. The 6/14/22 capture in IA provides access to the document collection links; I’ve captured all summary pages and select pdf documents.)
6/17 - Watergate Trial Records Digitized Ahead of Scandal’s 50th Anniversary (NARA; direct to website)
Information below is from congress.gov. Date listed is date signed into law, and the description is an abbreviated version of bill summary available on that website.
6/13 - H.R.3525, Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act - establishes a Commission to study the potential creation of a museum in Washington, DC
6/16 - S.2201, Supply Chain Security Training Act of 2021 - requires the Federal Acquisition Institute to develop a training program for officials with supply chain risk management responsibilities at federal agencies
6/16 - S.3580 Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 - revises requirements governing ocean shipping to increase the authority of the Federal Maritime Commission to promote the growth and development of U.S. exports
6/16 - S.4160 Supreme Court Police Parity Act of 2022 - authorizes the Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Police to protect immediate family members of the Chief Justice, any Associate Justice, or any officer of the Supreme Court
6/13 - Select Subcommittee Releases New Pandemic Relief Fraud Figures in Advance of Hearing with Federal Watchdogs (Congress; direct to report)
6/13 - Founded cases: 1) Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gotlieb's twitter account was deleted; 2) Alienation of federal email records created or received by Sec. Clinton (2009-2013) from the State's official recordkeeping system. Potential alienation of email records created or received by former Secretaries of State dating back to Sec. Albright (NARA Unauthorized Dispositions)
6/14 - Use of Force Data 2013 - Oct 2021 (NPS FOIA)
6/15 - Supreme Court Dismisses Bid by G.O.P.-Led States to Defend Trump Immigration Plan (via New York Times, with link to source document)
See full weekly list of hearings on congress.gov.
6/15 - Supply Chain Resiliency: Alleviating Backlogs and Strengthening Long-Term Security (Senate Finance)
6/15 - Protecting America's Children from Gun Violence (Senate Judiciary)